75 schoolkids down with food poisoning


KOTA BARU: Seventy-five students from a secondary school in Kota Baru have received treatment for food poisoning believed to be linked to a chicken dish served to them last Saturday.

Confirming the incident, Kelantan Health Department director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said the students who were affected were between 13 and 17 years old.

He said the initial case was reported on April 20, and another on April 22, Bernama reported.

“Seventy students experienced mild symptoms, while five received outpatient treatment and were allowed to return home,” he said during the 2024 Madani Ulama and Umara Assembly in Pengkalan Chepa yesterday.

On Monday, the media reported that around 20 female students from a secondary school in Kota Baru sought medical treatment following suspected food poisoning.

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